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|W0BMU, HOWARD "Tex" HARVEY, W0BMU - David J. Ring, Jr., N1EA|
Howard Harvey, most often called "Tex" took his Radio Officers license before the U.S. Commerce Department and lied about his age and obtained a job as a radiotelegraph operator on a barge travelling the Erie Canal. He had been using this Vibroplex Blue Racer made in 1912 for over 75 years. He would often tell me that he had a "Lake Erie Swing" and he did as he learned that particular method of sending while on the Lake Erie Canal, but I would correct him being much too precise, by saying "No, y...
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